2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:4A-3 - Definitions


NJ Rev Stat § 34:4A-3 (2013) What's This?

34:4A-3. Definitions
As used in this act, except where otherwise clearly required by the context,

a. "Passenger tramway" means a device used to transport passengers uphill, on skis or in cars on tracks or suspended in the air, by the use of steel cables, chains or belts or by ropes, and usually supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans, and includes

(1) "aerial passenger tramway," a device used to transport passengers in two open or enclosed cars attached to and suspended from a moving wire rope, or attached to a moving wire rope and supported on a standing wire rope, or similar devices;

(2) "multicar aerial passenger tramway," a device used to transport passengers in several open or enclosed cars attached to and suspended from a moving wire rope, or attached to a moving wire rope and supported on a standing wire rope, or similar devices;

(3) "skimobile," a device in which a passenger car running on steel or wooden tracks is attached to and pulled by a steel cable, or similar devices;

(4) "chairlift," a type of transportation on which passengers are carried on chairs suspended in the air and attached to a moving cable, chain or link belt supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans, or similar devices;

(5) "J-bar," "T-bar," "poma lift" or "platter pull," so called and similar types of devices, being means of transportation which pull skiers riding on skis by means of an attachment to a main overhead cable supported by trestles or towers with one or more spans;

(6) "rope tow," a type of transportation which pulls the skiers riding on skis as the skier grasps the rope manually, or similar devices;

b. "Operator" means a person who owns, manages or directs the operation of a passenger tramway, and includes the State or any political subdivision or instrumentality thereof;

c. "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Industry, or any officer or employee of the department assigned by him to carry out any of the functions, duties and powers conferred or imposed upon him by this act.

L.1975, c. 226, s. 3, eff. Oct. 15, 1975.


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